Emily Mulvihill is a conservator, artist, and museum professional with a passion for both the technical and creative elements of art making. Emily’s fascination for materials is infectious, and her workshops and classes will teach you to be curious, experimental, and to use trialled and tested techniques to improve your practice.
As a conservator, Emily has absorbed an encyclopaedic knowledge of materials across disciplines, having worked in conservation teams both in Australia and internationally. Emily’s conservation specialty is painting. Emily worked most recently at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York – where she was entrusted with maintaining some of the most valuable works of their collection including those of Claude Monet, Andy Warhol and Umberto Boccioni.
Alongside her career as a conservator, Emily maintains her own strong artistic practice with ceramics and textiles. She is a prolific maker, and from her own design studio produces experimental ceramic vessels for commercial sale, as well as operating a textile label that produces natural botanical dyed clothing pieces. Emily is a generous tutor and and enjoys sharing her love for artmaking with others.
Emily has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the National Art School and a Masters in Cultural Materials Conservation from Melbourne University. Emily is now located in Albury Wodonga, after accepting a permanent position in the curatorial team at MAMA.